News Details

'Magnussen will push Button hard'

Kevin Magnussen may be a rookie but expect him to challenge Jenson Button, that's according to McLaren test driver Gary Paffett. Magnussen will be making his Formula One debut with McLaren this season, replacing Sergio Perez on the back of McLaren's worst season in F1 for years. And although the rookie, who won last year's Formula Renault 3.5 Championship, will be taking on a former F1 Champion, Paffett believes the Dane is up to the task. "What we want to see at McLaren is Jenson to be pushed hard this year," he said while on the main stage at AUTOSPORT International. "Jenson needs someone quicker than him to push him harder. That's what we saw with Lewis Hamilton in the...
Full Story »
4y ago from PlanetF1.com 0
Share

You May Also Be Interested In...

Paffett believes Magnussen can push Button

Vodafone McLaren Mercedes McLaren test driver Gary Paffett believes that...
4y ago from F1Zone.net

Magnussen pace can improve Button - Paffett

Gary Paffett believes Sergio Perez didn't push Jenson Button hard enough...
4y ago from espnF1.com

Magnussen chooses 20

Rookie Kevin Magnussen is the latest driver to nominate his preferred...
4y ago from Pitpass.com

Button opts for No.22

Jenson Button won the title with No.22 in 2009 Sutton Images Enlarge...
4y ago from espnF1.com

Elsewhere On The Network

Popular On MGPToday.com

Honda: Managing Marquez and Lorenzo will be...

Managing the relationship between 2019 Honda MotoGP teammates Marc Marquez...
2h ago from Motorsport.com

Who can challenge Marquez in the second half of 2018?

So far this year, Marc Marquez has well and truly reigned over the rest of...

Rossi: Acceleration demands making Yamaha staff...

Valentino Rossi has suggested that Yamaha's MotoGP engineers now have...
4d ago from Motorsport.com

Smith turns focus towards 2020 MotoGP return

Ousted KTM MotoGP rider Bradley Smith says he will turn his focus on...
3d ago from Motorsport.com

Popular On IndyCarToday.com

Alexander Rossi: Laguna Seca is ‘where I fell in...

With the iconic WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca returning to the Verizon...
15h ago from MotorsportWeek.c...

Video: Indycar 101: Race Control Technology

Jon Beekhuis goes on a tour of race control at the Indianapolis Motor...
16h ago from MotorsportWeek.c...

Champion IndyCar engineer ‘Mo’ Nunn dies

Renowned IndyCar engineer and Formula 1 team owner Morris Nunn has died...
4d ago from SpeedCafe.com

Carlin: McLaren “too late” to enter IndyCar in 2019

A prospective McLaren IndyCar team may have “missed the boat” for the...
4d ago from Motorsport.com

Popular On TotalWRC.com

VW motorsport boss calls on WRC to consider electric...

On the back of VW’s stunning Pikes Peak success with its...

M-Sport brings Finland aero upgrade for Ogier

M-Sport has confirmed it will run a revised rear aerodynamic set-up on its...
1d ago from Motorsport.com

WRC urged to find alternative energy solutions

Volkswagen Motorsport team principal Sven Smeets has urged World Rally...
4d ago from Motorsport.com

M-sport tests improved aero for Fiesta WRC

M-Sport is working on a heavily revised aerodynamic set-up for their...

Popular On GunnersToday.com

Anthony Martial next club odds: Chelsea favourites to...

ANTHONY MARTIAL could leave Manchester United this summer, but who are the...
5h ago from DailyStar.co.uk

'Cech will remain Arsenal's No 1'

Arsenal goalkeeper Petr Cech's vast experience will help him remain the...
5h ago from SkySports.com

3 reasons why Ozil was right to quit international...

It has been a recurring theme in Ozil's career, not getting enough credit...
5h ago from SportsKeeda.com

#AFCTour2018: Touchdown in Singapore

We've touched down in Singapore for this summer's tour! After a long...
6h ago from Arsenal.com

Comments

Hottest News

Recent News

2014 GPToday.com
GPToday.com is not responsible for the news headlines and associated descriptions and images it indexes, the content of externally linked sites or the comments & postings of its users.

This website is unofficial and is not associated in any way with the Formula One group of companies. F1, FORMULA ONE, FORMULA 1, FIA FORMULA ONE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP, GRAND PRIX and related marks are trade marks of Formula One Licensing B.V.